Thursday, August 30, 2018

Walter Benjamin - On Hashish

The Journal of the 1001 Nights took a little break but is now back in full force. Promise. MJL.

Here is from Walter Benjamin's On Hashish - a little reflection of what he thought of while smoking hash.

Full text is here -

"December 18, 1927

13. Oven turns into cat. The word “ginger” is uttered and suddenly in place of the desk there is a fruit stand, in which I immediately recognize the desk. The Thousand and One Nights came to mind."